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4201 Park Avenue • Richmond, Virginia 23221 • $649,000



Sleek and sophisticated Family Home in the highly-desired Malvern Area
has it all - everything you would expect plus renovations and spaces
you would not expect: there are surprises at every turn!

LEGAL: Leonard Heights L10-11 BH 70x130
BUILT IN: 1948 as per tax records
HVAC: Weil-McLain gas furnace, hot water baseboard and radiators; 2-zone central air, one Rheem, one 2014 Bryant
HOT WATER: 2010 Navien tankless water heater for master suite; 50 gallon State Select gas water heater for rest of house
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 3,071 as per appraiser
TAXES: $6,084 for 2014
PRICE: $649,000

FIRST FLOOR DESCRIPTION - 8’6” ceiling height

Exterior Entrance: Come up the walkway from the street and between the masses of azaleas that line the façade of the house. Brick steps with their pair of wrought-iron railings with interesting twisted detail bring you up to the 8’x5’ portico. From the brick-edged square terracotta tile floor, pair of raised Doric columns, and barrel-vaulted ceiling with dentil detail and double hexagonal 3-light pendant glass fixture you can enjoy the quiet of the neighborhood. Enter through the single light cheery red wooden storm door and the same cheery red main front door and prepare to be surprised!

Front Entrance Hall: 10’8” x 8’ irregular ~ Unusually handsome raised panel front door with four dog-eared arched lights and an arched fan light transom above the door. Heavy brass knocker, knob, and mailslot. Wide hardwood staircase with railing to Second Floor, turned banister and newel post terminus. Coat closet with raised panel door, clothes rod, shelf, and hooks. Ceiling light fixture with drum shade (one of a pair). Cased openings to Dining and Living Rooms. Crown moulding. Oak floor.

Living Room: 23’8” x 13’ ~ Colonial mantel with dentil detail and dog eared moulding, gas fireplace with ceramic tile hearth, and brick surround. Three large windows with Venetian blinds. Cased opening to Front Entrance Hall, raised panel doors to Kitchen Hall and Screened Porch. Crown moulding. Oak floor. Television above mantelpiece does not convey.

Screened Porch: 16’6 x 10’9” ~ An old-fashioned summer delight – with space for art and crafts projects or lazy afternoon cocktails or even as a “practice putting green”! Ceiling fan with light. Bead board ceiling. 9-light raised panel door to Living Room, screen door to Rear Yard. Wall-to-wall carpet. Dining Room: 13’4” x 13’3” ~ Gorgeous glass 4-arm chandelier with shades. Two large windows with Venetian blinds. Honeywell programmable Chronotherm III thermostat. Cased opening to Front Entrance Hall, raised panel swinging door to Kitchen. Chair rail. Crown moulding. Oak floor.

Kitchen: 17’7” x 10 ~ Stunning clean-lined space with black and stainless appliances complemented by a black/gray/cream glass tile mosaic backsplash, 16+ running feet of stylish Uba Tuba granite, and raised panel white cabinets on all four sides, including a floor-to-ceiling glass front 4-door cabinet. Kenmore Elite gas 5-burner stove with overhead full-size microwave and multi-speed vent fan. Elkay deep stainless single bowl sink with arched faucet, sprayer attachment, and In-Sink-Erator pro disposer. Window over sink with light. Kenmore UltraWash dishwasher. Kenmore Elite stainless side-by-side refrigerator/freezer with filtered water and ice on the door. Stainless pot rack. Raised panel door to 6’6” wide walk-in Pantry with eight deep shelves, back of door wire container racks, and walnut floor. Recessed lights. Raised panel doors to Half Bath and to Lower Level. The 2010 renovation included removing the original linoleum flooring, installing needed support beams in the Laundry Room, laying and leveling new subflooring, and then laying the existing random width walnut floor.

Breakfast Room: 17’ x 10’2” ~ Impressive triple bay window with inviting windowseat and cushion; one additional window. Ceiling light fixture with large drum shade. Cased openings to Family Room and Kitchen, raised panel 4-light door, with screen door, to Rear Yard. Crown moulding. Random width walnut floor.

Family Room: 16’7” x 13’10” ~ A perfect gathering spot – around the gas fireplace with raised hearth, chimneybreast with fluted columns and mantel. Three large windows with plantation shutters. Floor-to-ceiling bookcases flank the cased opening to Kitchen. Raised panel sliding doors open to a 5’4” wide closet with rod, shelf, and interior light. Crown moulding. Oak floor.

Half Bath: Fully renovated with a tall vanity topped with a square white sink, espresso wooden cabinet and drawer below. Soft close toilet lid. Nutone vent fan with light. White subway tile surround with black/gray/cream glass tile mosaic border. A three-shelf recessed display case can be more storage or a decorative element in its own right. Crown moulding. Random width walnut floor.


Rec Room: 21’10”x12’ ~ Indestructible playroom with one window and acoustical tile ceiling with recessed lights. Three painted paneled walls, one brick wall. Staircase to First Floor with carpet runner and decorative painted ball finials. Doors to Laundry Area and huge L-shaped Utility/Storage Room.

Laundry “Room”: 11’7”x11’3” ~ One window. Laundry sink. Three shelves. Washer and dryer hookups.Washer and dryer do not convey. Toilet in enclosure. 2009 Rainbird irrigation control box. Smoke detector. Raised panel door to outside steps to Rear Yard.

Utility/Storage Room: 23’6”x23’3” ~ Enormous L-shaped space. Rheem air conditioner, DSC Power 832 security system control box, two electrical panel boxes – one 125 amps and the other 200 amps. 2010 Navien tankless hot water heater and a State Select 80 gallon hot water heater – these two systems are interchangeable as either can run the whole house if need be. Sump pump. GE refrigerator with freezer and ice maker in bottom drawer. Lots of pegboard. Raised panel door to Rec Room.


Upstairs Hall: U-shaped. Ceiling light fixture with drum shade (second of a pair). Smoke detector. Honeywell programmable thermostat. 4’ wide linen closet with four shelves. Raised panel doors to three Bedrooms, Hall Bath, stairs to Attic, raised panel French doors to Master Bedroom. Oak floor.

Master Bedroom (Rear): 17’x16’3” ~ Spectacular tray ceiling, over 10’ tall, with recessed lights and brass ceiling fan. Four large windows with shades. Raised panel doors to Walk-in Closet and to Master Bath; raised panel French doors to Upstairs Hall. Oversized crown moulding. Pine floor.

Walk-in Closet: 10’7”x7’5” ~ Vaulted ceiling, over 12’ tall, with recessed lights on rheostat. Floor-to-ceiling shoe shelves, five clothes rods, seven long shelves. Full length mirror and hideaway ironing board. Raised panel doors to Master Bedroom and to Master Bath. Wall-to-wall carpeted.

Master Bath: 10’6”x8’6” ~ Vaulted ceiling , over 13’ tall, with two skylights and recessed lights on rheostat. Amazing light-filled high tech space with the best shower ever – an enormous pentagonal seamless glass shower with five thermostatic Kohler shower heads with digital interface control panel located above the wide Carrera marble seat. Also, two in-shower Kohler speaker with Sony iPod port/radio/cd player. Euro sprayer with two stationary holders. Two Carrera marble rounded shampoo shelves. Shower also has a Carrera marble subway tile surround with an inset border of the black/gray/cream glass tile mosaic; floor is black/gray/cream glass tile mosaic. 5’+ long vanity with Carrera marble top, two undermount sinks, chrome faucet hardware, espresso soft shut cabinets and drawers with brushed chrome hardware. Pair of mirrored medicine cabinets with additional mirrors inside each door as well as behind the glass shelves at the back of the cabinets. Pair of stainless sconces. Pair of chrome towel rods and ring. Flextherm heated floor. Nutone humidity sensing fan. Kohler toilet with soft close lid. One window with shutters. Carrera marble 12” tile floor with periodic black/gray/cream glass tile mosaic highlights.

Second Full Bath: 9’x5’ ~ Tub/shower with white ceramic tile surround. Pedestal sink with two towel bars, chrome faucet hardware. Beveled mirror medicine cabinet with additional mirrors inside each door as well as behind the glass shelves at the back of the cabinets. Pair of frosted glass sconces. Toto toilet with soft close lid. One window with shutters. White square ceramic tile surround with black border. Black and white basketweave design ceramic tile floor.

Second Bedroom (Front Left): 18’x13’ ~ Ceiling fan with four lights with alabaster shades. Two closets with raised panel doors, interior lights, and oak floors. Three large windows with Venetian blinds. Raised panel doors to Second Full Bath and Upstairs Hall. Oak floor.

Third Bedroom (Front Right): 13’3”x12’10” ~ Ceiling fan with four lights with alabaster shades. Two large windows with Venetian blinds. Raised panel door to deep closet with clothes rod and shelf. Raised panel door to Second Floor Hall and Private Bathroom. Hardwood floor.

Third Full Bath: 8’5”x8’ ~ Private to Third Bedroom. Tub/shower with white ceramic tile surround. Pedestal sink with framed mirrored medicine cabinet. Chrome faucet hardware. Chrome and frosted glass double light fixture. One window with shutters. White square ceramic tile surround with black border. Black and white basketweave design ceramic tile floor.

Fourth Bedroom (Rear Right): 13’3”x10’3” ~ Ceiling fan with three lights with fluted edged frosted glass shades. One window with miniblinds. Raised panel door to deep closet with a double row of rods, shelf, and hooks. Raised panel door to Second Floor Hall. Oak floor.

Attic: Above the original house and completely floored. The HVAC was carefully and professionally installed around the perimeter so that there remains the possibility of finishing out two rooms, one 13’x10’6” and the other 12’x12’, and still having some additional storage space. Four windows, smoke detector, lights. Wide oak stairs with railing.


Front Yard: Welcoming lamppost with three lights and a double hexagonal glass pane carriage light at the intersection of the street sidewalk and walkway to house. Lush grass on both sides. Plantings include acuba, azalea, camellia, holly, and liriope; also crape myrtle. Slate path to fully fenced Rear Yard.

Rear Yard: A rare oasis! Fully fenced with privacy fencing, three gates. Plantings include acuba, azalea, boxwood, sasanqua camellia, ferns, hosta, oak leaf hydrangea, Endless Summer hydrangea, Lenten rose, liriope, lilac, mahonia, nandina, and peonies; trees include cherry blossom, crape myrtle, dogwood, “the biggest saucer magnolia in all of Richmond”, and photinia. 27’x18’10” irregular brick terrace connecting the back of house and the Garage, as convenient for family grilling as it is for entertaining. Side door to Breakfast Room has storm door with screen which opens onto the all brick rear covered portico with wrought iron railing and a brass and glass carriage light. Brick path to the Screened Porch, slate path from the terrace to the Front Yard.

Garage: 23’x15’4” ~ Oversized one car. Insulated walls. Ample storage space around walls, including rafter storage. Two windows. Electric garage door opener. Raised panel door to brick terrace.


  • All replacement windows, most with screens
  • Spectacular Master Suite with huge walk-in closet and glorious bathroom
  • First class renovations of Kitchen, Half Bath, and Master Bathroom
  • Living Room with gas fireplace, as well as a formal Dining Room
  • Screened Porch or “Practice Putting Green”
  • Family Room with gas fireplace and built-in bookcases
  • Breakfast Room right off the Kitchen
  • Irrigation system for all four sides of house with lush private landscaping in rear
  • Coveted Garage with plenty of room for storage, and an outdoor brick terrace
    Interchangeable hot water heaters
  • Large corner lot with plenty of parking for parties
  • Beautiful tree-lined street in friendly neighborhood only one block from Malvern Avenue – convenient to all parts of the City as well as all major highways



Dede Deane Irwin   804-301-7808
Associate Broker, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Lisa Ruffin Harrison   804-337-2578
Realtor, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Joyner Fine Properties   804-270-9440
319 Maple Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226


All information contained herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable but no warranty is intended, either expressed or implied. All measurements are approximate.